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Silver Creek Entertainment to deal out classic games for Xbox Live Arcade on Xbox 360

Grants Pass, Oregon, November 14, 2005 -- Silver Creek Entertainment, a leading classic games provider, announces its card and board game line up for Xbox Live® Arcade for Xbox 360. Perennial favorites, Hardwood Hearts and Hardwood Spades, each designed specifically to support Xbox 360's high definition graphics, achievements and leaderboards, will be joined by the debut of world class Hardwood Backgammon with its state-of-the-art neural net technology. Each title will support single player play as well as full multiplayer play over the Microsoft's Xbox Live service.

"Xbox Live® Arcade for Xbox 360 opens up great new options for players and independent developers." Says Jonas Stewart, lead designer for Silver Creek Entertainment. "As a new console games service, Xbox Live® Arcade makes it easier for developers like Silver Creek to get fresh new titles to gamers that want them.

Xbox Live Arcade allows Silver Creek Entertainment to bring our premier games to a much wider audience. The world's most played games are now available on the world's most exciting gaming platform."

All three games will be available for download on Xbox Live® Arcade at the launch of Xbox 360, slated for North American release on November 22, 2005. Each game will include a fully-playable trial version which Xbox 360 users can download and try out for free prior to purchase.

Information and Screenshots available:

http://www.HardwoodBackgammon.com/360/

http://www.HardwoodSpades.com/360/

http://www.HardwoodHearts.com/360/

About Silver Creek:

Silver Creek Entertainment has been making top-end casual games since 1994. They are the winners of the Best Visual Arts award from the Independent Game Festival. Games include Hardwood Solitaire, Hardwood Hearts, Hardwood Euchre, Hardwood Spades, Dangerous Mines( Minesweeper ) and Hardwood Backgammon. Players can find SCE games on Xbox, Windows and Mac OS X. Silver Creek Entertainment is located in Grants Pass, Oregon and on the web at http://www.silvercrk.com .

NOTE: Xbox, Xbox Live® Arcade ,Xbox 360, and Xbox Live are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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